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FOX
Nov 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
doing the swing state shuffle.as mary ellen hopkins explains... president obama and republican candidate non-stop appearances in eight states that arr still up for gg. grabs. president obbma made his case toovoters in las vegas. he echoed the slogan from his &pfirst campaign about bringiig change to merica.right now, we ould be putting more folks back to work right now fixing more rrads bridges, expanding broadband to rural letts ppt american's back to to be done.mitt rrmney hit need- back on the president's "change" theme during a pampaign stop in roanoke, virginia.there's no question in my view that we really can't have four more years like the last four years. the obama folks are chantinn four m but our chanttis this five more days, fiie more days is purrchant...(applause).romney delivers what hisscamppign says is his "closing argument" poddy during a ssop in pisconsin. then he's off to ohio for two rallies.obama will also be in ohio -- here events before heading back o -3 the white house. the pates will move through he eiiht battleground states over the final fiveedaas in a
CW
Nov 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
between now and tuesday. president obama and republican challenger mitt romney will be visiting several battleground states. some more than once. only the president will visit nevada and florida. >> back in the bay area the murder of a business owner in oakland is prompting a promise from the police chief. the man known as mr. marcus was shot and killed last night at his cellular store on international boulevard. how neighbors are remembering a man known as a leader in the community. >> reporter: disbelief that someone killed a man who gave so much to a community that has so little. >> he was always giving the kids raider tickets. kids would come in if they were hungry he would give them money to feed them. >> it's such a sad sad moment. not because of just what they've taken from us but what they've taken from everyone else. my father was an amazing man. >> reporter: the police chief and the victim's family spoke out this afternoon asking witnesses to speak up and help solve the senseless killing. >> i'm personally saddened by this very senseless act of violence. i pledge to th
Current
Nov 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
angry. >> chris christie is the only republican not just praising obama. i mean, it's -- it's -- let me just put it this way. is it wrong for one man to love another man? but that man-love out there it's isolated to the state of new jersey. >> cenk: man i love that, because when chris christie is being a tough guy and conservative and right wing, man, that's a man's man yelling at people and mad. when he embraces the president he's kind of gay. he's going to have a greek reference later. why are they so upset? when you ask americans in a poll how do you rate the president's response to the storm 78% positively because it has been very positive, so they're thinking oh, my god it's the the week before the election and he's looking so presidential. we're asking the president for the 88th time in a row and that's how this game is played. since those numbers are so positive for the president here comes fox news and their freak out and rush limbaugh blaming chris christie saying the president's not doing much. enjoy. >> in this case, it allows obama to play president. >> obama: no bureaucracy
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
days of campaigning before election day. today president obama and republican challenger mitt romney are launching a major campaign push for the final weekend. cate caugiran joins us now with the latest from the newsroom. good morning. >>> reporter: good morning. today's main focus is on ohio which a lot of analysts say could be the deciding state in the electoral vote. the president has three events in the buckeye state today while mitt romney has two. yesterday, the president resumed campaigning after spending several days overseeing the federal government's response to superstorm sandy along the eastern seaboard. he spoke about the disaster yesterday at a campaign stop in boulder, colorado. >> we have also been inspired these past few days because when disaster strikes, we see america at its best. the petty differences that consume us in normal times, they all seem to melt away. >> mitt romney also spoke about victims of the disaster at a campaign rally in virginia. >> i hope you'll keep them in your thoughts and prayers and if you have a few extra dollars, send them along to the
KCSMMHZ
Nov 2, 2012 2:30pm PDT
obama and republican challenger mitt romney go back on the attack in the final stages of the election battle. >> and seeking clarity -- german chancellor angel merkel on how to develop renewable energy. we begin in syria where the military is currently stepping up its use of airpower in an effort to defeat the rebels. >> opposition forces say at least 70 people have been killed in an air strike near the turkish border. meanwhile, a video emerges of what appears to be opposition fighters executing government soldiers. >> the un says that if the video is authenticated, the action would constitute a war crime. >> as their prisoners cower in terror, rebels celebrate. this video is said to of been recorded in northwestern syria. government forces and rebels have been fighting there for weeks. on thursday, rebels stormed several army checkpoints. they appear to have captured these government soldiers. in the video, rebels yell, "you are assad's dogs" at their captives, and then they prayed. after that, they fired round after round, killing at least 10 of those prisoners. the united nations
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
joke. how about this picture? president obama coming together with a republican governor to tackle the damage from hurricane sandy. need another image, here's another. he's our country leader comforting a jersey resident hit by the storm. need proof of this president being a uniting figure? here's the tape. >> the president has been all over this. the president has been outstanding. i appreciate that type of leadership. >> but it wasn't just that kind of leadership that sets president obama apart in this natural disaster. he exposes how wrong the romney ticket is about the role of government. we're better together, not apart, not alone. and today, yet another romney argument disintegrating. he argued today's jobs report is, quote, a sad reminder that the economy is at a virtual standstill. a standstill? we've had 32 straight months of private sector job growth. that's nearly 5 1/2 million jobs. president obama took us back from the brink of an economic catastrophe. that's leadership. that's a heck of a closing argument and what governor romney is offering doesn't even stand. joinin
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
that we have seen of president obama and new jersey republican governor chris christie responding together and touring the damage together, this emphatic visual rebuke to the republican closing argument that president obama can never work with republicans. this isn't israel invading egypt in 1956, but this is a real deal and rare october surprise that could affect this election and honestly nobody saw it coming. booking tonight for the show about which we are very glad and excited. new york's governor andrew cuomo is going to be joining us live in just a couple of minutes. >>> governor christie throughout this process has been responsive. he's been aggressive in making sure that the state got out in front of this incredible storm. and i think the people of new jersey recognize that he has put his heart and soul into making sure that the people of new jersey bounce back even stronger than before. >> i think this is our sixth conversation since the weekend, and it's been a great working relationship to make sure that we're doings jobs people elected us to do. i cannot thank the pres
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 2:00am EDT
midwest, that's a dubious question. it helps president obama refute the notion that republicans are making that he can't work across the aisle. >> and all three of us think of it going the other way, what would it have meant? >> that's right. it was the same with the colin powell endorsement. >> let's look at that. excuse me. the president's campaign today released an ad touting colin powell's endorsement. we'll be right back to chuck after his -- let's take a look at what he's talking about. >> will you endorse president obama? >> yes. when he took over, we were in one of the worst recessions we had seen in recent times, close to a depression, and i saw over the next several years stabilization come back in the financial community, housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry, and the actions he has taken with respect to protecting us from terrorism have been very, very solid. and so i think we ought to keep on the track we are on. >> well, he hasn't got mother teresa yet. she's lost to us, but he's gotten the most trusted man in america, his name is bill c
MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
that we have seen of president obama and new jersey republican governor chris christie responding together and touring the damage together, this emphatic visual rebuke to the republican closing argument that president obama can never work with republicans. this isn't israel invading egypt in 1956, but this is a real deal and rare october surprise that could affect this election and honestly nobody saw it coming. [ woman ] too weak. wears off. [ female announcer ] stop searching and start repairing. eucerin professional repair moisturizes while actually repairing very dry skin. the end of trial and error has arrived. try a free sample at eucerinus.com. >>> a very big and very timely booking tonight for the show about which we are very glad and excited. new york's governor andrew cuomo is going to be joining us live in just a couple of minutes. i love to eat. i love hanging out with my friends. i have a great fit with my dentures. i love kiwis. i've always had that issue with the seeds getting under my denture. super poligrip free -- it creates a seal of the dentures in my mouth. ev
MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 9:00pm PDT
that we have seen of president obama and new jersey republican governor chris christie responding together and touring the damage together, this emphatic visual rebuke to the republican closing argument that president obama can never work with republicans. this isn't israel invading egypt in 1956, but this is a real deal and rare october surprise that could affect this election and honestly nobody saw it coming. >>> a very big and very timely booking tonight for the show about which we are very glad and excited. new york's governor andrew cuomo is going to be joining us live in just a couple of minutes. ing about upgrading... finally! jonathan was fine when you were in your 20s, but he's not right for you. good-bye jonathan and his creepy little girl hands. i meant... [ male announcer ] or choosing a windows 8 device with help from the experts at staples. another way staples and hp make it easier to upgrade. make your windows 8 experience even better with hp. and this week, get $200 off the hp envy dv6 notebook. staples. that was easy. he loves risk. but whether he's climbing ever
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >>> welcome back. president obama and republican challenger mitt romney are making every minute count on the campaign trail but this morning there will be a brief pause as they keep their eyes on the last jobs reports before election day. we're live in new york with this morning's business beat. we'll talk about the jobs report in a bit. first let's take a look at the markets. nice rally. we needed it. >> yeah, good morning. that's right. the ball was off and running. a lot of economic data pept up from earlier in the week. the federal government shut down and famously wall street shut down for two days, first time we've seen that by weather since 1888 closing the stock exchange across the land. clearly some buying power coming into the market. retail sales better than expected. we did see home prices rising on wednesday so basically a lot of good economic data has got people into a buying mood. the biggest gains in six weeks yesterday. >> good. we needed that. let's get back to the big news of the day. it's going to be this last jobs report coming out and it could have a big im
WHUT
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
republican national convention actually purported to make fun of president obama for ever having expressed any issue in the rising oceans and the state of the help of the planet. i think it is significant that the of one presidential candidates who just refers to the issue sarcastically, as it is not really an issue. or is president obama, whether you like him or don't like him, has taken some of the steps during his presidency to address this issue. after all, he did back the cap and trade legislation that passed the house of representatives in 2009, although, and then died in the senate in 2010 as a result of the republican opposition. >> i wish i could play for you some of the comments of mitt romney and also president obama in the debate. as you said, never once in the three debates was clima change mentioned or global warming. neither by the candidates nor by our colleagues in the press. the did not find it important enough to ask a question about global warming. i cannot play the clubs because our studio remains blacked out without electricity in new york city. but they are famous en
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
register" essentially blamed obama for the republican strategy and then sort of indulged the fantasy that the mitt that you see is not the real mitt it's a secret mitt is the real mitt that existed in massachusetts long before. >> even if you look at mitt romney's record in massachusetts it doesn't exactly speak to bipartisan consensus, used the line item veto, 750, 800 times. the myth making around his middle of the roadness has been extraordinary. >> right. >> you're right. a big law on health care and not much else. but that was a big thing. >> jonathan chaits, i'm going to echo him but not quote from him. if you look on facebook, jonathan endorsed an argument really took off. i think that's partly because people who do lean one way or in a place now where they're paying attention and want to hear the right argument. i dodge think mayor bloomberg is going to persuade a lot of people in the close here, but for people leaning towards obama it is mobilizing. that is really the point at this phase in an election. i mean we talked about jay-z being on obama's side and to quote jay-z, we are
FOX Business
Nov 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
democrats in toward the republicans. guess what, obama's margin was 262,000 in no way, most of it fueled by a huge turnout in early voting, and that he lost the election day voting to make romney. so this is not a good sign commend i have been watching this trend for a week. the margins are getting bigger. on tuesday it was 150 some odd thousand. now it is larger than what obama won the state by a in 2008. this is a bad sign for president obama, and we see it reflected in the polls as well. if you take a look, allup says 15 percent of the people had voted early. they were breaking for romney by 52-46. this week to reports 19 percent of those surveyed said they had voted. a break for romney by 50-43. obama won the early vote last time around, according to puke, by 19 points or was winning at this point by 19 points and now he's losing it by seven. that is more than enough to flip the election. lou: two things, if we can go back to your board, immediately apparent command one is that there is a 5-4 margin if i read correctly, democrats over republicans in the early vote in 2008 that
CNN
Nov 2, 2012 2:00am PDT
picture of the president, president obama walking with republican governor chris christie, the two of them who've given each other a lot of credit for working to the through this storm as a sign many people are taking of bipartisanship. but i do also want to talk about mayor michael bloomberg, who was once a democrat, then a republican, now an independent. so i guess, claiming multipartisanship mantle in some ways. he did something surprising yesterday. he endorsed president obama after saying a couple weeks ago he wasn't going to endorse at all. i'm wondering if you think that's significant? >> well, you know, the interests thing about that was i thought he already had. so it was news to me that he hadn't before tuesday. look, you and i both know endorsements always will get you about half someone's friends and all of their enemies. it's not something that always carries a lot of help. but honestly, the bipartisanship on the part of the president, sure you welcome that. but where has it been for the last three years and ten months? we need a president who kind of understands somethin
CNN
Nov 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
aren't working hard, too. they have a very impressive obama operation, but the republican operation compared to four years ago, it's not a comparison. much better. we're going to have an interesting day come tuesday. >> it's going to be exciting for the whole country. >>> last minute moves. a strategy that's either desperate or brilliant, depending on who you ask. mitt romney is making an 11th hour push for pennsylvania. a jackpot with 20 electoral votes. pouring 6 million into the state on advertising. he's never led in a single poll there since he became a nominee. cnn has that in the obama category, but the president's lead has been shrinking and polls show president obama had been up as much 11 and 1 points over the summer and fall, but in a quinnipiac poll, he was only up by four. paul and ryan along with john avlon in toledo, ohio. romney has outspent the president in pennsylvania since he became the nominee. i saw this. i was stunned when our producer looked at these numbers. of the 15 million total, just in this week alone. is this money well spent? >> i think it makes a lot
CNN
Nov 2, 2012 12:00am PDT
ameritrade. >>> the day after the devastation with governor christie president obama was back campaigning and five days to go until the election, jennifer granholm, former governor of michigan and republican strategist kellyanne conway, welcome to you both. >> thank you. >> let me start with you if i can, kellyanne. mitt romney a week ago was off a momentum and heading possibly to victory on tuesday. which ever way you look at this, this hasn't been a good few days for him politically. clearly the most important thing is the safety of the people involved. >> absolutely. >> and we accept that. but politically his momentum has stalled. the president has been out there being a president. >> it could be. but i'm with mayor booker and governor christie on this one, which is, it's so difficult to even a talk about politics at a time like this but you have tuesday coming up. you have early voting going on right now in the states. so the events in front of them, i think it can go either way. people will either disassociate with the current events and how they feel for the last four ye
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
with bill clinton and dave matthews. yesterday new york mayor endorsed president obama. >>> his republican rival is making stops in other parts of ohio today. governor mitt romney was in the battleground state of virginia yesterday. this morning rom fee holds a rally in wisconsin, then heads to a couple of campaign events in ohio. >>> one issue in this year's race for president is jobs and later on this morning we'll find out how the economy is doing with the big monthly unemployment report. comes out at 8:30 and economistsesque president-elect it to show a slight rise in the nation's jobless rate. >>> more about the attack in libya. a new time line has surfaced. >>> stocks rise on strong economic data. the dow gained 136, the nasdaq picked up 24 points and japan added more than 100 points overnight. even though european stocks are falling they are still at two-week highs. right now the time is 5:37. we'll be right back. announcer: the washington post on roscoe bartlett: "a champion of the tea party...an ideologue who is part of the problem in congress." bartlett calls medicare
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
more. >> reporter: armed with the latest jobs numbers, president obama and republican rival mitt romney are battling it out over the economy. >> and unless we change course, we may well be looking at another recession. >> we've made real progress, but we are here today because we know we've got more work to do. >> employers added 171,000 jobs in october, but with more americans looking for work, the
CNN
Nov 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
including cincinnati, 52% for the republican ticket, 47% for president obama. mitt romney -- it's a classic swing state, both campaigns essentially getting what they need where they need it. who can turn out the vote. >> and turn out the vote comes down to the ground game and they are saying we have a better ground game, more people. >> i see the president has a head start in early voting and that's important because his coalition includes college students and african-americans, people less reliable to turn out on election day, so that head start helps the democrats and president there. i was here four years ago. i like to retrace my steps to see how it feels now compared to then. it was clear john mccain was toast and the president was going to carry ohio. it's a lot different this year because the romney campaign have enough to get over the top, that's the question we'll answer in the next hundred hours or so, but the intensity at the romney campaign was off the charts. governor romney's expecting some 30,000 people in ohio tonight not that the ohio people aren't working hard, too
CNN
Nov 2, 2012 3:00am EDT
president. >> we'll see what kind of margin president obama gets among republicans. but, governor, he's way behind in the swing states from 2008. >> we will find out in five days. it's going to be fascinating. >>> next, growing anger over the massive blackouts. when will the lights go back on? i'll speak with the spokesman from coned when we come back after this break. >>> the blackout continues and a r visibly reduces fine lines and wrinkles in just one week. why wait if you don't have to. neutrogena®. >> announcer: you never know when, but thieves can steal your identity and turn your life upside down. >> hi. >> hi. you know, i can save you 15% today if you open up a charge card account with us. >> you just read my mind. >> announcer: just one little piece of information and they can open bogus accounts, stealing your credit, your money and ruining your reputation. that's why you need lifelock to relentlessly protect what matters most... [beeping...] helping stop crooks before your identity is attacked. and now you can have the most comprehensive identity theft protection available today
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
mary ellen hopkkns explains... president obama and republican cdidate mitt romney are making non-stop appearances in ight ssates that are still up for gr. grabs. president obama made his case to voters in las vegaa. he echoed the slogan from his changg to ammrica.right now, we could beeputtinn more ffoks more roads bridges, expanddng - broadband to rural neighborhoods, making sure our pchools are stateeoo the art. pet's put merican's back to worr doing the work that needs to be done.mitt romney hit back on the president's "change" theme during a campaign stoppin roanoke, virginii.there's no question in my view that we really like the last four years. thh obama folls are hanting four more yearss four more years, bbt our cchat is this five more dayss five more days is our chant...(applause).romney pdlivers hht hhs campaign says is his ""cosing argument" toddy during a stop inn pisconsin. then he's off to ohio for two rallies.obama will also be in ohio -- where he'll hold ttree grassroots the white hoose.. the candidates and their runninn mates will move through the eeghttbattleground st
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
mess and keep us going. >> president obama on the ground in ohio now headed to republican territory in that state. the stop is in lima outside of columbus. his third event of the day in a county that senator john mccain won in 2008 with 60% of the vote. kristen welker is traveling with the president. she joins us now. as i mentioned, lima, 60% of that vote went to john mccain. is the president tailoring his message different than what we heard today, kristen? >> reporter: good afternoon, tamron. i think we will hear a similar message in lima we heard during the president's first two stops today. he's talking about the fact he had improvements and the latest unemployment report to make that argument, but he's really focusing on the auto bailout, the auto industry specifically slamming mitt romney for his recent claims that jeep is shipping jobs to china. the president said the companies themselves have told governor romney to knock it off. it's worth noting that papers in this area have come out and said that those claims are false. the romney campaign continues to stand by their ad
MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 10:00pm EDT
been painful is that fema seems to be working better than it did under george bush and obama has cut the red tape. that is not something that republicans thought was possible at the federal level. >> and how big a government does a big country need? how big a government does staten island need when it is under water tonight? it needs a bigger government and it needs the american government in there. one of the things, new york city has a lot of government. there are 60 departments in the city. and the fact of the matter is the irony is that all of this government replaces a lot of freedom. they are not mired in a socialist landscape. it is a free place and it shows you that those visions are not compatable. >> coming up. bo bipartisnship is back and mitt romney is considering doing an interview next week. guess where that is coming up. ♪ these are... [ male announcer ] marie callender's puts everything you've grown to love about sunday dinner into each of her pot pies. tender white meat chicken and vegetables in a crust made from scratch. marie callender's. it's time to savor.
Current
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
lifelong republican stumps for obama. former senator larry pressler joins me next. ♪ ♪ the trucks are going farther. the new 2013 ram 1500. ♪ ♪ with the best-in-class fuel economy. engineered to move heaven and earth. ♪ ♪ guts. glory. ram. unwrap your paradise. soft, sweet coconut covered in rich, creamy chocolate. almond joy and mounds. unwrap paradise. (vo) she gets the comedians laughing and the thinkers thinking. >>ok, so there's wiggle room in the ten commandments, that's what you're saying. (vo) she's joy behar. >>current will let me say anything. >> eliot: a senior republican senator, a leader within the republican party and now an endorser of barack obama. larry pressler is known for a distinguished career devoted to public service. as a decorated combat veteran who, after serving two tours of duty in vietnam spent 22 years on capitol hill, four in the house and 18 in the senate representing the state of south dakota. all as a republican. he just explained in a column in "the huffington post" why barack obama has earned his vote. he joins me now. senator, thank you
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 1:00am EDT
did under george bush and obama has cut the red tape. that is not something that republicans thought was possible at the federal level. >> and how big a government does a big country need? how big a government does staten island need when it is under water tonight? it needs a bigger government and it needs the american government in there. one of the things, new york city has a lot of government. there are 60 departments in the city. and the fact of the matter is the irony is that all of this government replaces a lot of freedom. and who is going to have a say in that government. how will be things be distributed in the hard of the argument? the question is it going to be there for folks that are poor and on medicaid. it is about who would benefit? >> the thing that has happened that has been painful is that fema seems to be working better than it did under george bush and obama has cut the red tape. that is not something that republicans thought was possible at the federal level. >> and how big a government does a big country need? how big a government does staten island need when i
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
republicans running against the obama agenda. guess who sales? kimberly strassal combat democrats are running from the president. he is radioactive. the best line sums it up like this. she says the battle for senate control is proving just as hard-fought as the one for the presidency. though, with one notable difference. president obama is making the case for himself. senate democratic candidates are making the case against him. next wednesday, senate majority leader harry reid remains top dog it will be because many democratic candidates won by running as republicans. bob carey in nebraska saying the president committed terrible mistakes including intelligence leaks. john tester saying he has an ad bragging he voted against the bail-out and auto industry and says he took on the obama administration. a lot of democrats if they win is because they ran against the president. bad sign. >> bob: they ran against him in two con seventive states -- conservative states. >> andrea: 15 seats up for grabs. >> bob: i haven't seen one democrat who isn't running with the president. there is a lot o
CNN
Nov 1, 2012 9:00pm PDT
second look at the president. >> we'll see what kind of margin president obama gets among republicans. but, governor, he's way behind in the swing states from 2008. >> we will find out in five days. it's going to be fascinating. >>> next, growing anger over the massive blackouts. when will the lights go back on? i'll speak with the spokesman from coned when we come back after this break. had to be slow.id an it or that printing in color had to cost a fortune. nobody said an all-in-one had to be bulky. or that you had to print from your desk. at least, nobody said it to us. introducing the business smart inkjet all-in-one series from brother. easy to use, it's the ultimate combination of speed, small size, and low-cost printing. see life in the best light. [music] transitions® lenses automatically filter just the right amount of light. so you see everything the way it's meant to be seen. experience life well lit, ask for transitions adaptive lenses. meet the 5-passenger ford c-max hybrid. when you're carrying a lot of weight, c-max has a nice little trait, you see, c-max helps you loa
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
in the past have sometimes gone republican. this year, they're holding obama up is making him look pretty good in ohio is that he's got these working class white voters that he lacks in some other states. >> well, it is interesting, aaron, when i was talking to both the romney and obama campaign folks here in columbus yesterday, they said they're going to be watching not suburban columbus, but cuyahoga county and a lot of those working class voters, of course, also african-american voters, but they're looking at the margins in some of those places like barack obama talk about the importance of those votes. >> let me point out about cuyahoga county. president obama beat john mccain in 2008 in cuyahoga county by a larger number of votes and he won the entire state. so it's really important for cuyahoga county. but a very important place for him to run up those margins. we will see bill clinton campaign up in akron, ohio, even further north and east of cleveland. a high point in this state. >> what we talk a lot about is what we add journalists and the talking class talk about what re
CSPAN
Nov 2, 2012 8:30am EDT
republicans have stood in front of the latest package that president obama pitched. the american jobs act. most private-sector economists would say that package, if it were enacted, would produce more jobs, and help the recovery. there's a cost to that. but as one of the reasons republicans have been standing in front of it. the crux of the argument has been that the government stops -- needs to stop trying to get in the way. you would lose a lot of important support from government programs. that have provided some stability for people that are out of work. it is really an open question whether businesses -- whether so-called job creators would come out in droves and start hiring if government were to address many of these problems. the biggest issue for whoever is elected will be addressing the fiscal cliff. and how to deal with this short- term package of tax hikes and spending cuts. hiking taxes when the economy is weak could create trouble for the overall economy. and cutting government spending at all levels were to address many of these problems. the biggest issue for whoever is el
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 2:00pm PDT
the senate republicans. jobs created over the four years by president obama, four years. 194,000 jobs. give you that. 194,000. people added to the food lines, food stampers, new food stampers, 14.7 million new people. 75 times more people went on food lines than got jobs. >> andrea: is that frown bob's face? it looks like beckel. >> eric: if you think this will get you re-elected and you want four more years, good luck. >> bob: there is 25 straight month of employment increases. you continue to say we can't blame bush for what is going on now, but we can in three months they lost 3 million jo jobs. >> dana: god. okay. look -- >> bob: true or not? >> dana: everything has to go back -- it's just -- i'm annoyed. 4 million fewer jobs than projected in 2009. slowest jobs recovery in history. less full-time work. another problem compounded with obamacare if not repealed. seven time more people dropping out than new employees. absolutely on the plus side of the ledger, they have been adding jobs but not enough to keep up with the population. not enough to sustain a government credit card tha
Current
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
, the second indictment of obama -- the reason this happened is the republican's leadership in congress grasped early on bring this about by denying his -- [ applause ] >> stephanie: which is why i think it's such amazing timing. what are you going with chris christie? there are no republicans and democrats in a storm, and this is what he has been trying to do since day one. >> and if he had more cooperative republicans they would have gotten more stuff done. >> stephanie: exactly. making obama promise to transcend -- returning republicans to power depends on the election. this is the case that mitt romney is trying to make right now. oh, i'm the only one that can work across the aisle. obama has proved himself that he is easily the best president on his own terms he overwhelmingly deserves reelection. >> stephanie: thank you. that is posted up on our facebook page. >> it's a good piece. >> stephanie: thank you. betty in chicago you are on the "stephanie miller show." hi, betty. >> caller: yeah could i be the actual mensa member who has actually at tenninged real mensa meetings where fa
PBS
Nov 2, 2012 12:00am PDT
obama and republican challenger mitt romney returned to full-scale campaigning, with the election just five days off. we have follow-up online to our story the street drugs knowntr as bath salts. kwame holman h the details >> holman: state officials in maine are linking the abuse of bath salts to increased rates of child neglect.et we look at that and the latest scientific research on the drug spencer michels examines propositions and congressional races on the ballot in california. and older americans are working longer and returning to the workforce rcter retiring.ti you can help paul solman look into that demographic shift. if you're an older worker, fill out a questionnare on the rundown. all that and more is on our website newshour.pbs.org. jeff? >> brown: and again, to our honor roll of american service personnel killed in the afghanistan conflict. we add them as their deaths are made official and photographs become available. here,n silence, are eightnc more. >> brown: and that's the "newshour" for tonight. i'm jeffrey brown. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. we'll see you onl
Current
Nov 1, 2012 8:00pm PDT
leader within the republican party and now an endorser of barack obama. larry pressler is known for a distinguished career devoted to public service. as a decorated combat veteran who, after serving two tours of duty in vietnam spent 22 years on capitol hill, four in the house and 18 in the senate representing the state of south dakota. all as a republican. he just explained in a column in "the huffington post" why barack obama has earned his vote. he joins me now. senator, thank you for joining us tonight. >> thank you very much. >> eliot: so let me just ask you why. you have been a republican. you say you are still a republican. why the decision to support the incumbent president? >> it is mostly because of the vietnam disability benefits. the romney/ryan budget does not include disability benefits. the disability benefits for veterans would have to compete with the military and with all other parts of the budget. president obama has laid out a plan. he's also said he's willing to raise taxes on the wealthy. and to reduce the military budget down to the level that the -- that the
MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 7:00pm PDT
amazing what soup can do. >>> chris trchristie is not the only republican ajust praising obama, is it wrong for one man to love another man? but that manlove out there is isolated in the state of new jersey. >> rush limbaugh might not like it but it received the most applause on the campaign trail today. >> for me to get the things done that i've just described i'm going to need to reach across the aisle and there are good democrats like that. i'm going to meet regularly with democrat leaders. >> when mayor bloomberg make our announcement today. we have to work together and have to be in this together. we have to stop this blue and red. we are a purple nation, man. we are made up of democrats. >> he really are. >> 80% of people polled this summer say they like political leaders that work to get the job done. new column today in time magazine, the best reason for his re-election goes back to what motivated so many middle of the road voters. need obama to win again and obama defeat would empower those who go for broke approach to politics would acknowledge those who have a distemper for
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
congress, you'll vote for leaders who feel the same way whether they're democrat, republican or independent. >> reporter: president obama seemedized and confident today. he actually did a little jig at this last stop here in lima, ohio. obama campaign officials are talking up their early voting program, years in the making. with republicans more reliable election day voters, the argument goes, democrats have built up a bank of early votes, ones that make wink those battleground states a tougher challenge for romney. obama campaign officials argue polls of early voters in battleground states suggest their bank of obama votes means that romney will have to win on election day well more than half the votes in key states to win. but the president is not relying solely on early voting or even on this new rekindled bipartisan pitch. in this state alone, diane, president obama and his allies have run 16,000 more ads than romney and his allies. and if that's not enough for you, on monday, president obama will be back here in ohio with bruce springsteen. diane? >> okay, thank you jake. >
CNN
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
president obama gets among republicans. but, governor, he's way behind in the swing states from 2008. >> we will find out in five days. it's going to be fascinating. >>> next, growing anger over the massive black kout outs. when will the lights go back on? i'll speak with the spokesman from coned when we come back after this break. conversations than i'm equipped for because i'm raising two girls on my own. i'll worry about the economy more than a few times before they're grown. but it's for them, so i've found a way. who matters most to you says the most about you. massmutual is owned by our policyholders so they matter most to us. massmutual. we'll help you get there. customer erin swenson bought so, i'm happy. today. sales go up... i'm happy. it went out today... i'm happy. what if she's not home? (together) she won't be happy. use ups! she can get a text alert, reroute... even reschedule her package. it's ups my choice. are you happy? i'm happy. i'm happy. i'm happy. i'm happy. i'm happy. happy. happy. happy. happy. (together) happy. i love logistics. energy is being produced to power o
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